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Statement of the WPC Delegation to Venezuela on the Occasion of Serving as International Observers for Venezuelan Parliamentary Elections

Upon the invitation of the National Elections Council of Venezuela (CNE), a World Peace Council (WPC) delegation visited the country and attended as international observer for the December 6, 2020 Parliamentary Elections. It has been an inspiring opportunity for us witness to one of the most democratic and free elections in the world.

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President Maduro invites the Sao Paulo Forum to be a participant and an observer of the December 6 elections

In commemoration and tribute to the 50th anniversary of the triumph of Salvador Allende and the Popular Unity in Chile, this Thursday the International Telematic Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum was held, with the intervention of the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros. In his speech, the Venezuelan Head of State invited all social, political, intellectual movements and scientific institutions linked to the organization, to be participants and observers of the parliamentary elections on December 6.

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Venezuela congratulates the World Food Program after being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela extended its congratulations to the World Food Program of the United Nations Organization on Friday, for having been awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. “Our recognition to your efforts, workers and managers, as well as the entire UN family”, wrote the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, on his Twitter account @jaarreaza.

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Letter from President Nicolás Maduro to the peoples of the world

To the Peoples of the World Brothers and Sisters: I greet you affectionately on the occasion of informing you about the recent actions undertaken by Venezuela to confront and overcome the illegal blockade that the government of the United States of America has been imposing against my country since almost twenty years ago, with special radicalism during the last five years, causing serious effects on the normal performance of the Venezuelan economy, with subsequent impact on the population’s well-being.

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‘The Bolivarian National Armed Force is defined as anti-imperialist, anti-oligarch’

In the context of the International Anti-imperialist Week, Minister of People’s Power for Defense, Vladimir Padrino López gave a lecture on the differences between the Bolivarian military doctrine and imperialist militarism. Padrino López explained that after the 2002 coup d’État, Commander Hugo Chávez made the decision to speed up a military revolution in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the face of forthcoming maneuvers of aggression.

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Arreaza to El País: ‘Towards the EU, there will only be dialogue and understanding’

In an interview with Spain’s El País newspaper, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, ratified that “there is no possibility” of putting off the parliamentary elections as an European Union (EU)’s condition to send an observation mission and that the date of December 6 is immovable because it is mandated by the Constitution.

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Historic day: Venezuela becomes the first country in Latin America to receive the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine

This Friday, October 2, a historic event occurred after the arrival to the homeland of the first batch of the Russian vaccine “Sputnik -V”, for phase 3 of the clinical trial against COVID-19, as part of the agreement between the People’s Power Ministry for Health (MPPSS) and the Gamaleya Moscow Epidemiology and Microbiology Research Center, thus making Venezuela the first country in Latin America to receive this vaccine.

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